Tag Archives: Republicans

CHIP? Who cares? Children can’t vote.

This week, Minnesota became the first state to run out of federal funds for its Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) since Congress missed a September deadline to renew it. The… Read more »

Yes, Virginia; the Tooth Fairy is real and currently hooking up with Mr. AND Mrs. Claus

BURLINGTON, N.C. — For a peek into a world after a massive tax cut, visit North Carolina and ride along with factory owner Eric Henry. Conservative groups have hailed North… Read more »

Don’tcha just HATE being told you have to play by the rules?

Richard Cordray, the head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, announced today he’ll be leaving his job at the end of the month. Cordray’s term in the office was set… Read more »

Truth used to be absolute; now it’s whatever a demagogue needs it to be

The terrorist came into our country through what is called the "Diversity Visa Lottery Program," a Chuck Schumer beauty. I want merit based. — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 1,… Read more »

Global Climate Change: Ignoring an inconvenient truth makes it no less inconvenient

WHAT’S in a name? Readers may recall that Donald Trump once called climate change a Chinese hoax. If so, that could make Hurricane Harvey the latest foreign import to destabilise… Read more »